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Centre Deferred GST Hike On Textiles Fearing Defeat In Upcoming Polls: Congress

Centre Deferred GST Hike On Textiles Fearing Defeat In Upcoming Polls: Congress

The BJP only understands the language of victory and defeat, and has nothing to do with people's prosperity, the spokesperson said.

01 January 2022
Art, An Important Instrument To Tell The Strengths Of India: FM

Art, An Important Instrument To Tell The Strengths Of India: FM

Noting that the country's fine arts, culture were India's "soft power" , she said it took several years for yoga to get global recognition.

24 December 2021

Bill On CA, Cost Accountants, Company Secretaries Referred To Standing Committee

Sitharaman had introduced the Chartered Accountants, the Cost and Works Accountants and the Company Secretaries (Amendment) Bill, 2021 in the Lower House on...

Over Rs 13,000 Crore Recovered From Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi And Mehul Choksi

Over Rs 13,000 Crore Recovered From Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi And Mehul Choksi

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that banks have recovered ₹ 13,109.17 crores from the asset sale of fugitives like Vijay Mallya, Nirav...

20 December 2021

Indian Banks Reclaimed Rs.13,100 Crores From Assets Sale of Fugitives

Responding to various issues, including price rise, raised by the Opposition during the debate, the Finance minister said the government is taking measures to...

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13 December 2021
More than 40,000 Posts Vacant At Public Sector Banks: Finance Minister Tells Lok Sabha

More than 40,000 Posts Vacant At Public Sector Banks: Finance Minister Tells Lok Sabha

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on being asked if she was aware of the staff shortage affecting the functioning of the PSBs, mentioned that there are...


09 December 2021
Nirmala Sitharaman To Nykaa’s Falguni Nayar: A Look At India’s Most Powerful Women In Forbes 2021 List

Nirmala Sitharaman To Nykaa’s Falguni Nayar: A Look At India’s Most Powerful Women In Forbes 2021 List

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman along with Nykaa founder Falguni Nayar, HCL chairperson Roshni Malhotra and Biocon founder Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw became...


06 December 2021
61 Companies Have Raises Rs 52,759 Crore From IPOs Till October: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

61 Companies Have Raises Rs 52,759 Crore From IPOs Till October: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of the 61 companies which debuted on the bourses until October this year, 34 were small and medium enterprises.


06 December 2021
Rajya Sabha Proceedings Adjourned Again Amid Opposition Protest

Rajya Sabha Proceedings Adjourned Again Amid Opposition Protest

Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned till 3 pm on Monday amid protest by opposition parties over their demand to revoke the suspension of 12 members of the...


06 December 2021
Companies Raised Rs52,759cr From IPOs Till October This Fiscal: Sitharaman

Companies Raised Rs52,759cr From IPOs Till October This Fiscal: Sitharaman

A total of Rs 52,759 crore has been raised by 61 companies through initial public offers till October this fiscal, higher than the funds mopped up through this...


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04 December 2021
FM Nirmala Sitharaman Says Importance Given To Infra-Spending Would Continue In Next Budget

FM Nirmala Sitharaman Says Importance Given To Infra-Spending Would Continue In Next Budget

Finance Nirmala Sitharaman speaking at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit stated that high-frequency indicators suggested that the economy was headed for a...


30 November 2021
Nirmala Sitharaman: New Bill On Cryptocurrency To Be Introduced After Cabinet Approval

Nirmala Sitharaman: New Bill On Cryptocurrency To Be Introduced After Cabinet Approval

The government, she said, started working on a new Bill as a lot of things had to come into play.


30 November 2021
New Bill On Cryptocurrency After Cabinet Approval: Sitharaman In Rajya Sabha

New Bill On Cryptocurrency After Cabinet Approval: Sitharaman In Rajya Sabha

The government will soon bring in a new Bill on cryptocurrency after it is approved by the Union Cabinet, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday...


30 November 2021
No Decision On Banning Crypto-Related Advertisements: Finance Minister Tells Upper House

No Decision On Banning Crypto-Related Advertisements: Finance Minister Tells Upper House

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman added that necessary guidelines are being studied on how to deal with crypto-related advertising. Regulators, SEBI & RBI...


24 November 2021
In Jammu And Kashmir, Sitharaman Hands Over Credit Sanction Letters Of Rs 306 Crore To 145 Beneficiaries

In Jammu And Kashmir, Sitharaman Hands Over Credit Sanction Letters Of Rs 306 Crore To 145 Beneficiaries

On the occasion, Sitharaman said that she will ensure that more bank activities take place in Jammu and Kashmir and more Public Sector Banks set up branches in...


23 November 2021
Indian Government To Get Back All Money Taken Away From Banks: Union Finance Minister

Indian Government To Get Back All Money Taken Away From Banks: Union Finance Minister

Sitharaman reached Jammu on the second leg of her two-day tour from Kashmir and also inspected various stalls put up by various beneficiaries of government...


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22 November 2021
Union Finance Minister, Sitharaman Inaugurates 'The Chinars' In Srinagar

Union Finance Minister, Sitharaman Inaugurates 'The Chinars' In Srinagar

The minister inaugurated 'The Chinars', Aayakar Bhawan-cum-residential complex, the first permanent establishment of the department of income tax in the UT, at...


16 November 2021
Sitharaman Interacts With CMs, FMs To Step Up Investment, Growth

Sitharaman Interacts With CMs, FMs To Step Up Investment, Growth

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday virtually interacted with the Chief Ministers and Finance Ministers of all the states along with Lieutenant...


17 October 2021
FM Sitharaman Meets Top CEOs In New York, Discusses Gati Shakti, Digitisation, 'Make in India'

FM Sitharaman Meets Top CEOs In New York, Discusses Gati Shakti, Digitisation, 'Make in India'

'The initiatives and progress towards #financialinclusion and #DigitalTransformation formed part of the discussion,' the Ministry of Finance said in a tweet.


16 October 2021
India’s Recent Economic Reforms Hailed In US: Nirmala Sitharaman

India’s Recent Economic Reforms Hailed In US: Nirmala Sitharaman

The Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman currently on her US visit said Joe Biden administration and US corporates have hailed India’s recent economic...


15 October 2021
India’s ‘Maitri’ Played Major Role In Global Covid-19 Fight: Nirmala Sitharaman

India’s ‘Maitri’ Played Major Role In Global Covid-19 Fight: Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said India’s pandemic response has focused on the ‘twin goals of saving both the lives and livelihoods’.


13 October 2021
Farmers' Killing In Lakhimpur Kheri 'Condemnable', But Don't Be Selective: Nirmala Sitharaman

Farmers' Killing In Lakhimpur Kheri 'Condemnable', But Don't Be Selective: Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman was responding to a question during a conversation at Harvard Kennedy School about the killing of four farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri and the...


13 October 2021
UN, World Bank, IMF Need Urgent Reforms: FM Sitharaman In US

UN, World Bank, IMF Need Urgent Reforms: FM Sitharaman In US

Speaking at Harvard Kennedy School, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that these institutions don't speak for countries with issues unattended for years...


13 October 2021
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman To Meet Her US Counterpart Yellen For EFP

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman To Meet Her US Counterpart Yellen For EFP

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on the sidelines of the annual meetings of the IMF and World Bank India...


12 September 2021
Finance Minister Calls Vaccination The Only Medicine To Boost Economy

Finance Minister Calls Vaccination The Only Medicine To Boost Economy

On Sunday, the health ministry in Tamil Nadu eyeing to inoculate 20 lakh people is holding a 'Mega Vaccination Camp' through 40,000 camps being conducted...


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